Groundhog Sightings

Order: Rodentia Family: Sciuridae Genus: Mammalia Species: Marmota monax

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Common Name: Groundhog
Species: Marmota monax
Record#: 4958
Location: Central Truro, NS, Canada
Date Sighted: 2017-07-03 #Seen: 1
User#: cmatthews
Site Description: Urban backyard, mature trees, shrubs, flowers, grass, waterfall, bird bath
Comment : regular sitings, lives under my gazebo, and so far seems only to be eating weeds (bless him!)


 
Common Name: Groundhog
Species: Marmota monax
Record#: 4594
Location: Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Date Sighted: 2016-06-10 #Seen: 1
User#: Theresa
Site Description: large groundhog, black... never seen this colour of groundhop before
Comment : creature was in my garden for about 10 minutes eating my plants. quite large for a groundhop.


 
Common Name: Woodchuck
Species: Marmota monax
Record#: 4524
Location: Batavia, NY, USA
Date Sighted: 2016-04-13 #Seen: 2
User#: GFouquet
View full size photo of Woodchuck in Batavia, NY, USASite Description:
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Common Name: Woodchuck
Species: Marmota monax
Record#: 3696
Date Sighted: 2014-06-02 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Woodchuck in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Groundhog
Species: Marmota monax
Record#: 3614
Date Sighted: 2014-04-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Residential neighborhood
Comment : Never seen one in Nova Scotia, let alone in a residnetial area. Also known as a Woodchuck.


 
Common Name: Groundhog
Species: Marmota monax
Record#: 1180
Date Sighted: 2012-03-07 #Seen: 1
View full size photo of Groundhog in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USASite Description: Backyard
Comment : This picture was taken last November, but I have seen the groundhog a few times in the last couple weeks after reemerging from hibernation.


 
Common Name: Woodchuck
Species: Marmota monax
Record#: 2014
Date Sighted: 2009-05-21 #Seen: 1
User#: JRust
Site Description:
Comment : Saw a wood chuck scamper across the road on may way to work.


 
Common Name: Woodchuck
Species: Marmota monax
Record#: 1968
Date Sighted: 2007-11-15 #Seen: 1
User#: JRust
Site Description:
Comment : Coming home from work in the late evening saw a woodchuck in my front yard near the end of my driveway. maybe thats the one that ate some of my garden and dug a burrow in my back yard. i dont know what my cat does around the woodchuck.


 
Common Name: Woodchuck
Species: Marmota monax
Record#: 1890
Date Sighted: 2006-08-05 #Seen: 1
User#: JRust
Site Description:
Comment : Woodchuck seems to eat some of the food i throw into my compost pile. the woodchuck sits on my deck sometimes.


 
Common Name: Groundhog
Species: Marmota monax
Record#: 3038
Date Sighted: 2004-05-16 #Seen: 1
View full size photo of Groundhog in Wheatley, Ontario, CanadaSite Description: Goron Woods – Wet Hickory/Oak forest and adjacent sandy meadow.
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